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MPH in Community Health

Mission and Overview

The mission of the Master of Public Health (MPH) degree – Community Health Education and Behavior program concentration is to prepare students in the development and application of community-based public health interventions that solve problems in the field of public health. Students completing an MPH in Community Health Education and Behavior within the JPHCOPH at Georgia Southern University will be able to serve the community, region, state, nation, or world through governmental, private, and academic sectors by utilizing their community health skills gained in order to help solve public health problems including health disparities in rural and urban environments.

All Georgia Southern University Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health students who select to study the MPH – Community Health Education and Behavior degree program will complete a minimum of 45 credits. Students pursuing this degree will take Public Health Core Courses (18 credits), Program Concentration Courses (21 credits), and a Practicum experience (3 credits)/Capstone Research Project (3 credits) where they will apply, in a practical fashion, the skills learned throughout their program. Students will also be required to present the findings of their research project as the culminating MPH experience.

For more information regarding the degree, please follow the link to the JPHCOPH Degrees and Programs page.

Last updated: 11/5/2020